We are beginning to quietly and slowly reopen as we put the finishing touches on the safety requirements suggested by the CDC and the California State Library. Please return books to the book drop located on the northeast corner of our library. All fines for books returned during our closure will be forgiven. As always, you can reserve books or DVDs by logging into your account and then emailing to schedule a time to pick them up. Or you can schedule an appointment or drop by during our open hours listed below.

Thank you for your understanding. Please stay healthy!

Location:  Hours:
In person:
801 Second Street/PO Box 1420
San Juan Bautista, CA  95045
Phone (831) 623-4687
Fax (831) 623-4701

Online Card Catalog:

Digital Resources:
Hoopla Digital Audiobooks, e-books, music and movies

Flipster Digital Magazines - iOS app
Sunday closed
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Appointments preferred

Masks must be worn.


Rochelle Eagen, Library Technician Lead
Dilia Blanco, Library Technician

Upcoming Events:

  • None at this time. See Press Release from City Manager Reynolds. 
Books and DVDs:
Books and DVDs can be returned to our book drop located on the north-east corner of the building. All late fees will be waived during this time. You can login to your account to place a hold on books or DVDs and then email the Library  to schedule a time to pick them up.

Story Time:
Story Time will return! We hope to offer programming beginning in June. Rest assured that Sandra will be back reading a story or two, singing songs, dancing, leading a quick craft activity and providing a healthy snack.

Drop-in Tech Support:
Email the Library for details and to schedule an in person or virtual meetup.

Knitting/Crochet Group:
Our first outdoor knitting in Luck Park will be Tuesday April 27 between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

San Juan Bautista Library Auxiliary:
The Auxiliary  helps to support the children's programs at the Library. They provide funding for the Storytime group and yearly Halloween Party.

Free Internet Use:

wifiiconAccess the Internet even when we aren't open! Bring your own device and enjoy a little sunshine while you catch up on email, virtually visit friends and family around the globe or research projects for home or school.
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See the FY 2018-19 California Public Library for the San Juan Bautista Library.
FY 2018-19 Library Summary          FY 2018-19 California Public Library Survey

For research questions related to the history of San Juan Bautista, please contact the San Juan Bautista Historical Society via email at or by calling (831) 288 - 2379

To join one of the earliest "Friends of the Library" in the State of California
contact the San Juan Bautista Library Auxiliary by email: or call the Library to leave a message for them.